Beautiful 1920s-1930s Watts, Watts & Co. Ltd. British Shipping Lines Hat Badge
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Beautiful 1920s-1930s Watts, Watts & Co. Ltd. British Shipping Lines Hat Badge

Code: ol10010

$125.00

Product Description

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OUT OF OFFICE: September 15 through September 22 2019.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifact of interest here, but please be advised that we are currently out of the office, at the legendary MAX Show (Last one in Pittsburgh!) returning on Monday September 23rd, and we will not be able to ship until then. Feel free to place an order, or email us to place an artifact ON HOLD, but, again, we will not be able to ship until 9/23/19.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

ARTIFACT: This is a beautiful circa 1920s or 1930s shipping hat badge for Watts, Watts & Company, a British shipping lines. Originally Watts, Ward & Co., the company was in business as early as 1885 with its name change happening in 1896. The badge has a white flag embroidered with a blue W at its center which is wreathed by golden bullion laurels and topped by a crown.

VINTAGE: Circa 1920s-1930s.

SIZE: Approximately 2" in height and 2-15/16" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Wool embroidered in bullion threads, silk embroidered in cotton/silk threads, velvet, cloth backing.

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an ocean liner and nautical collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months.  VAJX12 LABEX7/12

CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): The badge shows some areas of light wear and has some minor staining to the backing.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.